"Senator Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat, said she asked Silicon Valley companies to help law enforcement and intelligence agencies access communications that have been encrypted — or scrambled to evade surveillance — if terrorists are using the tools to plan attacks.
“I have asked for help. And I haven’t gotten any help,” Feinstein said Monday in an interview with MSNBC. “If you create a product that allows evil monsters to communicate in this way, to behead children, to strike innocents, whether it’s at a game in a stadium, in a small restaurant in Paris, take down an airliner, that’s a big problem.”
This woman has absolutely no shame whatsoever.
Brennan said he hopes the Paris attacks will serve as “a wake-up call” for European governments who have been critical of spy programs."
You know what’s really ironic about all this is ISIS is a product of America, backed by U.S. and western funds. So the states saying that they need to ban encryption in order to stop terrorists is really hilarious. Just stop funding the terrorists. Any time the states start talking about terrorists you know it’s just political manipulation to gain more power.
Yet another reason to get SAFE up and running. There’s all this fear about encryption but no one mentions how the state milks citizens via taxation just to feed it to terrorists in order to pull off false flag attacks and justify more political power grabs.
They’ve known for a long time that funding terrorists causes “blowback” – they even have a term for it!! So they knew this would happen … so why are they now attacking encryption, when they know it’s not the root of the problem?
Because they want to know what everyone is doing. They have a highly abnormal amount of fear & paranoia and hence they seek control and power over all of us – which is why they sought to be ‘high-level’ politicians in the first place - IMO, nearly all the people who seek this kind of power are sick in the head.
Which is just another reason to not support the State and it’s insanity.
Aside from stopping all the blowback stuff, there is an even more glaring obvious issue. They should all stop selling guns and ammunition to places no one can trace this stuff.
This guy Stefan also raises a very intriguing point, about refugees and related policies. If you are attacking and destroying a nation, accepting the massive intake of your blunders may not be so wise. Simply because you may have actually killed family and friends of those people you are allowing in … What do you think they will want to do once they have an opportunity…
It seems to me the people in power ignore basic logic and elementary psychology…
RE: Yes, and no evidence that the Paris attackers ever used encryption
The mass-media said that they have used Sony Playstation 4 locky-tocky for game purposes, which is entirely different network from Internet and the standard Communications.
If some people plan to tap the RF spectrum, perhaps they should read the definition of a continuum, before proceeding further.
The physical continuum of the radio-frequencies is defined as follows: It doesn’t matter how close two frequencies might be, in the RF continuum one can always find a frequency which is in-between them - it is just a matter of technology.
Besides that the UV part of the spectrum is with information capacity as the rest of the RF spectrum before it - how can one tap and/or galvanically insulate such a thing? … and who is going to protect us from the data-keepers? Suppose the case when the database-in-chief administrator becomes a fan of some 9th c. religion.
RE: … in the direction of data privacy
What was that?
Nobody is private on the net but that lady overseas (I watched her on the TV) wants to read everything … a not entirely bad idea is to start reading the classical physics in the first place.
I think they don’t want more wikileakes and transparency because it seriously risks delegitimizing them over their dirty hands.
They also fear the rise of more leftest forms of socialism as is happening in Spain, Greece, Britain, Canada, Us. The Netherlands and Scandinavia are socialist. Japan and France are. China is still Communist and Russia is up in the air.
A leftist socialist will generally view the wealth and profit of the rich as theft to be redistributed. A good leftist politician can turn a population with a few well placed speeches. This terrifies them. Look what Corbyn did in cancelling Britain’s oil contract with Saudi Arabia. How do the torries argue against that.
Finally I think they’ve all gone mad with their SI projects. Imagine if they thought someone might have already succeeded with an SI, then the craziness would reallt start.